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A volume of printed tracts on the doctrine of the Trinity, chiefly by dr. John Wallis and the rev. Edmund Elys

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MS. Eng. th. e. 22

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A volume of printed tracts on the doctrine of the Trinity, chiefly by dr. John Wallis and the rev. Edmund Elys, 1690-93, with manuscript matter consisting of letters from Elys to Wallis, 1690-93 and 1699, sometimes with drafts of Wallis's replies, also three letters from W. J., 1690-91 (fols. 15, 208, 293), and other notes and corrections (see list of contents at fol. 1). The collection was made by dr. Wallis.

Dates

  • 1690-1699

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. e. 22, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. th. e. 22

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19655

Abstract

A volume of printed tracts on the doctrine of the Trinity, chiefly by dr. John Wallis and the rev. Edmund Elys

Biographical / Historical

Dr. John Wallis (1616-1703) was a mathematician. Reverend Edmund Elys (1633-1708) was a clergyman, poet and writer.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 34467

Immediate Source of Acquisition

James Crossley bought the volume for £13 (!) from Joseph Parkes, and the Bodleian purchased it from messrs. Maggs brothers on Nov. 19, 1909.
Title
A volume of printed tracts on the doctrine of the Trinity, chiefly by dr. John Wallis and the rev. Edmund Elys
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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